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Agricultural Train Sampler/General Laborer

Company: NDGI
Location: Fargo
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job ObjectiveTo collect representative samples of grain from railcars during elevator loading process while keeping very detailed work records.Job DescriptionNDGI's Train Sampler position entails going out to elevators along the Red River Valley and within 100 mile radius of Fargo. There is generally a crew of 3. The crew consists of a sampler, technician and inspector. The sampler is on top of railcars the majority of the shift shutting and sealing the railcar lids, while maintaining accurate work records by writing down the railcar ID's and seal numbers. The crew meets in the Fargo office and takes a company vehicle out to all sites, therefore getting paid for drive time to and from the sites. We love to promote from within so we would like to talk with you right away about your interest in moving up into an inspector role!Hours are variable and there is not a limit on the amount of overtime that can be made. Starting base wage is $18.75 per hour; however, any hours worked outside of 7 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday are paid at 1.5x your base rate ($28.13/hour). Hours worked on Saturday are paid at time and a half. Hours worked on Sunday are paid double time ($37.50/hour). So the average pay per hour is $23.77/hr.Responsibilities and Duties

  • Shut railcar lids (generally 115 railcars per shift)
    • Seal railcar lids to maintain sample integrity
      • Maintain accurate work records with legible handwriting
        • Can move into technician function within a few months which would involve running grain through testing equipment and an increase in payQualifications and Skills
          • Ability to bend/lift over 50 lbs.
            • Be moving through entirety of shift
              • Work 12+ Hour shifts
                • Feel comfortable on top of railcars (with fall protection)
                  • Work variable hours and shifts
                    • Be able to physically handle working in grain dust environments
                      • No experience required, all training is done on jobIf you think you may be interested in this position, please take a look at this YouTube video that demonstrates what you would be doing as a sampler:https://youtu.be/N1unFVyJYNkBenefitsBenefits are available after 4 months of working. At your 4 month mark, we measure how many hours you worked. If you averaged 130+ hours per month in your first 4 months of employment, you will be eligible for benefits. Benefits include:
                        • PTO
                        • Holiday Pay
                        • BCBS Health Insurance --NDGI contributes to your monthly premium
                        • The Standard Insurance for dental, vision, and life
                        • Colonial Life supplemental insurance
                        • HSA's available with $40/month contributed from NDGI
                        • 401k plans available after 1 year with employer contributionJob Type: Full-timePay: From $23.77 per hourBenefits:
                          • 401(k)
                          • 401(k) matching
                          • Dental insurance
                          • Health insurance
                          • Health savings account
                          • Life insurance
                          • Paid time off
                          • Vision insuranceSchedule:
                            • Monday to Friday
                            • On call
                            • Overtime
                            • Weekend availabilityApplication Question(s):
                              • Are you willing and able to work outside in different weather conditions?
                              • Are you able to work 12+ hours shifts during harvest with little notice in advance?
                              • Are you available to work a mixture of day, night and weekend shifts?
                              • Are you able to be on your feet a majority of the shift and flip over 50lb lids consistently?License/Certification:
                                • Driver's License (Required)Work Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: NDGI, Fargo , Agricultural Train Sampler/General Laborer, Other , Fargo, North Dakota

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